The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife provides this great directory of fishing locations ideally suited for those wanting to get into the sport. Whether you want to try fishing for trout, bass, bluegill, salmon or steelhead, there’s a place to get started.
Besides offering a representative sampling of the state’s fishing and scenic variety, the listed locations generally:
- Offer good odds of catching a fish using simple fishing techniques.
- Have easy-to-understand fishing regulations.
- Are easily accessible by family car.
- Have some comfort facilities available (such as toilets, picnic tables).